New York Yankees defeat Detroit Tigers, 2-1

The ball floated high toward right field and in the time it took Alex Rodriguez's seventh-inning fly to descend into the first row of seats, Justin Verlander's nearly-pristine pitching performance was undone and CC Sabathia's less-pretty - but ultimately more effective - one was validated.

A-Rod's homer snapped a scoreless tie in a game the Yankees won, 2-1, Saturday in front of 46,423 at the Stadium. On the 10th anniversary of David Cone's perfect game across the stree...